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  • Tumors of the Central Nervous System - Primary and Secondary
    Tumors of the Central Nervous System - Primary and Secondary
    Editor Lee Roy Morgan
    ISBN 978-953-51-1576-2
    270 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 731 times.
    A novel concept that is reviewed and discussed in several chapters in the book alludes to the transport of drugs bound to red blood cells into the highly vascular CNS tumors - both primary and metastatic. Such a transport mechanism is unique and of s ...
  • Pancreatic Cancer - Insights into Molecular Mechanisms and Novel Approaches to Early Detection and Treatment
    Pancreatic Cancer - Insights into Molecular Mechanisms and Novel Approaches to Early Detection and Treatment
    Editor Kelly McCall
    ISBN 978-953-51-1375-1
    196 pages, May, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 849 times.
    This book provides the reader with an update on recent findings related to the molecular basis for the development and progression of pancreatic cancer. This book also informs the reader about the link between obesity and pancreatic cancer, and how a ...
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma - Future Outlook
    Hepatocellular Carcinoma - Future Outlook
    Editor Ahmed O. Kaseb
    ISBN 978-953-51-1202-0
    330 pages, October, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 5104 times.
    Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) develops as a consequence of underlying chronic liver disease, most commonly cirrhosis. Therefore, HCC management draws on the expertise of a range of medical specialists. Many components of current novel therapeutic m ...
  • Frontiers in Radiation Oncology
    Frontiers in Radiation Oncology
    Editor Tejinder Kataria
    ISBN 978-953-51-1163-4
    226 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 7284 times.
    The mode of action by radiation is postulated to be the production of double strand breaks of DNA. The repair of double strand breaks occurs through non homologous end joining through acetylation of histone proteins by histone acetyltransferases ( ...
  • Advances in the Scientific Evaluation of Bladder Cancer and Molecular Basis for Diagnosis and Treatment
    Advances in the Scientific Evaluation of Bladder Cancer and Molecular Basis for Diagnosis and Treatment
    Editor Raj Persad and Weranja Ranasinghe
    ISBN 978-953-51-1142-9
    138 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 3755 times.
    Bladder cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world affecting more than 300,000 men and women worldwide. This book summarizes the vast breadth of current understanding of the molecular and genetic processes involved in carcinogenesis of the b ...
  • Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy - Increasing Relevance in Cancer Management
    Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy - Increasing Relevance in Cancer Management
    Editor Maurie M. Markman
    ISBN 978-953-51-1139-9
    112 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 4607 times.
    In the chapters of this excellent text, the authors have described advances in the neoadjuvant chemotherapeutic management of a number of tumor types. Based on the extensive experience with this management concept in breast cancer, several chapters a ...
  • Hyperthermia
    Hyperthermia
    Editor Nagraj Huilgol
    ISBN 978-953-51-1129-0
    212 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 5343 times.
    The book "Hyperthermia", published by InTech, and edited by Dr. Nagraj Huilgol, of the Department of Radiation Oncology, Dr. Balabhai Nanavati Hospital, India, is comprised of 8 Open Access chapters, covering a wide range of Hyperthermia-related scie ...
  • Cancer Treatment - Conventional and Innovative Approaches
    Cancer Treatment - Conventional and Innovative Approaches
    Editor Letícia Rangel
    ISBN 978-953-51-1098-9
    628 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 28343 times.
    Cancer Treatment: Conventional and Innovative Approaches is an attempt to integrate into a book volume the various aspects of cancer treatment, compiling comprehensive reviews written by an international team of experts in the field. The volume is pr ...